By Michael Dietler
During the 1st millennium BCE, complicated encounters of Phoenician and Greek colonists with natives of the Iberian Peninsula reworked the zone and prompted the full heritage of the Mediterranean.
One of the 1st books on those encounters to seem in English, this quantity brings jointly a multinational staff of participants to discover old Iberia’s colonies and indigenous societies, in addition to the comparative research of colonialism. those scholars—from a variety of disciplines together with classics, background, anthropology, and archaeology—address such issues as exchange and intake, altering city landscapes, cultural alterations, and the ways that those matters performed out within the Greek and Phoenician imaginations. Situating historic Iberia inside Mediterranean colonial background and developing a theoretical framework for drawing close encounters among colonists and natives, those stories exemplify the hot highbrow vistas opened through the engagement of colonial experiences with Iberian history.
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